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New Film About Teachers Includes Coppell Schools Grad

A new documentary about teachers is coming to CBS this fall. The two-hour TV special Teach will focus on the year-in-the-life of four public school teachers during the 2012-13 school year. One of them is Lindsay Chinn, a 2003 graduate of Coppell High School. Chinn teaches at Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College in Denver, Colorado.

The project comes from Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim known for other education-related films like "Waiting for Superman" and "The First Year" as well as the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" featuring Al Gore.

The film will air Sept. 6. Check out the trailer below.

Stella M. Chávez is KERA’s immigration/demographics reporter/blogger. Her journalism roots run deep: She spent a decade and a half in newspapers – including seven years at The Dallas Morning News, where she covered education and won the Livingston Award for National Reporting, which is given annually to the best journalists across the country under age 35.